Pumpkin Mousse | Browned Butter and Cranberry Shortbread | Seed and Milk Chocolate Bar | Cranberry Juice Froth

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The Elements of Dessert

By Francisco Migoya

Published 2012

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Why These Flavors Work

Pumpkin is a very mellow flavor that needs a lot of help to get noticed; often people identify the flavor of the spice that the pumpkin is mixed with as the actual flavor of pumpkin. For example, pumpkin pie usually smells mostly of the spice mix used in the custard, not necessarily of the pumpkin itself. This is why we are using roasted pumpkin in this recipe with absolutely no spices to mask its flavor. A useful tip for flavo